takes place in this zone – it is the main work
area of the kitchen. Activities like cutting, kneading,
mixing and stirring require a wide variety of items
to be stored here. Because of this, an assortment of
drawer depths is required. Shallow spaces are needed
for utensils while deeper drawers are required for appliances,
mixing bowls and containers filled with open ingredients.
Items found in the Preparation Zone include Spices,
Mixing Bowls, Cutting Boards, Kitchen Utensils/Tools,
Filled Containers, Food Processors, Small Appliances,
Vinegar, Oils, Sauces, and Scales.